Nene Valley Railway

Nene Valley Railway

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  • Museums / heritage

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To promote the permanent preservation of railway lines, engines, rolling stock and equipment, and items of general railway interest of actual or potential historic or scientific importance and educative value, and to exhibit to members of the public interested in engines owned by the Association any such engines, rolling stock, equipment and items as aforesaid by means of temporary or permanent exhibitions and to demonstrate and assist in demonstrating to such persons the working and operation of any such engines, rolling stock and items by means of static or mobile displays.


Nene Valley Railway is one of the UK’s leading international steam attractions, based at Wansford Station, and covering the stations of Overton (for Ferry Meadows), Orton Mere, Yarwell Junction, and Peterborough.

As both a living heritage railway, which is tended to by its loyal band of volunteers, and a thriving attraction for the public to enjoy all year round, Nene Valley Railway offers the chance to experience the thrill of riding a steam engine; learn about the railway’s history; and explore the picturesque surroundings of the Nene Valley area.

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